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CRAIGII  R.T.Clausen, 1943 (engl. & dutch)

Synonym : Graptopetalum craigii  (R.T.Clausen) R.T.Clausen 1981

 

Distribution : Mexico (Chihuahua)

 

Description ( according to 't Hart & Bleij in IHSP, 2003 ) :

Perennial herbs with procumbent fleshy stems.

Leaves alternate, oblong-elliptic, obtuse, subterete, fleshy, 20 – 50 x 9 – 22 mm, 5 – 8 mm thick, purplish, glaucous; flowering branches erect, axillary.

 

Inflorescences : Few-flowered cymes, bracts linear, 2 – 4 mm, pedicels 4 – 7 mm.

 

Flowers 5-merous, sepals elliptic-linear, subacute, 4 – 5 mm, erect, petals oblong-lanceolate, acute, narrowed at the base, 7 – 8 mm, white with purplish striation, erect, tips recurved, anthers yellowish-white.

 

Cytology : 2n = 60

See also :

- Sedum craigii by R. T. Clausen

 

Sedum craigii in Dutch 




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